2018
DOI: 10.1590/0037-8682-0327-2017
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Neurologic manifestations in emerging arboviral diseases in Rio de Janeiro City, Brazil, 2015-2016

Abstract: Introduction: Dengue has affected Rio de Janeiro City since the 1980s. The sequential Zika and chikungunya virus introductions during 2015 aggravated the health scenario, with 97,241 cases of arboviral diseases reported in 2015-2016, some with neurological disorders. Methods: Arbovirus-related neurologic cases were descriptively analyzed, including neurological syndromes and laboratory results. Results: In total, 112 cases with non-congenital neurologic manifestations (Guillain-Barré syndrome, 64.3%; meningoen… Show more

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“…All but one study reported the presence of clinical symptoms of infection. [19] Two or more symptoms were present in 91% of cases (378/444; 95%CI 84-96, I 2 61.2%). The most common symptoms were rash, fever and arthralgia, with similar pooled frequencies between overall estimates and the probable/confirmed subgroup ( Table 4).…”
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“…All but one study reported the presence of clinical symptoms of infection. [19] Two or more symptoms were present in 91% of cases (378/444; 95%CI 84-96, I 2 61.2%). The most common symptoms were rash, fever and arthralgia, with similar pooled frequencies between overall estimates and the probable/confirmed subgroup ( Table 4).…”
Section: Plos Neglected Tropical Diseasesmentioning
confidence: 95%
“…The median age of the study populations varied between 34 and 61 years, and only 11 pediatric patients were included in four studies. [19,24,27,30] The majority of patients was male (62%) and the male:female ratio of all studies combined was 1.63. In multicenter studies or those including all GBS cases in the reference population, the male:female ratio was 1:1, with the exception of studies from French Polynesia [4] and Martinique [26], which had ratios of 3:1 and 2:1, respectively ( Table 3).…”
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